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Robert W. Smith collection of Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employees membership cards

 Collection
Identifier: L2008-15

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection consists of the membership dues cards of Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes (BRAC), Robert W. Smith (1941-1946, 1948-1954, 1957-1969).

Dates

  • 1941-1946, 1948-1954, 1957-1969

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Historical Note

Organized in 1899, the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes (BRAC) was renamed the Transportation Communications International Union in 1987. Robert W. Smith was a member of Liberty Lodge 713 (location unknown).

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Organized in 1899, the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employes (BRAC) was renamed the Transportation Communications International Union in 1987. Robert W. Smith was a member of Liberty Lodge 713 (location unknown), and his collection consists of memberships dues cards, 1941-1969.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Darwin J. Smith, September 9, 2008.

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  6. Amalgamated Transit Union, Division 732 records, 1919-1981 (L1982-02)
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Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson at the item level, May 2014.
Title
Robert W. Smith:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, and Express Station Employees Collection at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Carley Henderson
Date
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2014: Electronic finding aid created by Carley Henderson.
  • April 2020: EAD edited by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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